Downeast Campus

Mission Food Pantry Produce, Bread Abundance from Walmart, Shaw’s

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Mission Community Resources Coordinator Megan Smith sent these photos from our Downeast Campus Food Pantry in Cherryfield, ME with a thank you note to Shaw’s and Walmart. Megan says, “I wanted to send these pictures along. We received so much produce and bread from Walmart and Shaw’s yesterday that we have an…

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Mission Adopts Drive-Thru Plan for Food Security Programs

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Food security is a key focus of Maine Seacoast Mission . The Mission’s Food Pantry and Senior Commodities program are always buzzing with activity, ensuring the neighbors we serve have fresh, healthy food. As a “distancing” precaution against COVID-19, Mission Director of Service Programs Wendy Harrington and her co-workers, came up with…

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Outdoor Activities Alive at Winter Family Carnival

CHERRYFIELD, ME — The Maine Outdoor School served as a co-host for the recent Winter Family Carnival at the Mission’s Downeast Campus in Cherryfield, ME. In addition to many available indoor activities, families were also offered — and took part in — outdoor activities. These photos of kids having fun and learning outdoors at the…

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Winter Family Carnival – A Special Day for More Than 70 People

CHERRYFIELD, ME — On Saturday, February 29th, Maine Seacoast Mission and other groups held a Winter Family Carnival at the Mission’s Downeast Campus. These photos from the Family Carnival are courtesy the Mission Director of Service Programs Wendy Harrington and Community Resource Coordinator Megan Smith. Here’s Wendy Harrington’s recap of the event. Thank you for…

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Kids’ Hunter Safety Course at the EdGE Building, March 2-7, 2020

CHERRYFIELD, ME — I wanted to let everyone know about the Hunter Safety Course that will be happening at the EdGE Building next week. The course will be taught by EdGE employee Matt Cole. Matt is a certified hunter safety instructor. Ten students, over the age of 10, with parent permission from Cherryfield Elementary, are…

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Mission Box Truck Carries Years of Housing Rehab Volunteer Signatures

CHERRYFIELD, ME — The Mission’s Housing Rehabilitation Program and its years old collection of Housing Rehab volunteers signatures is retiring. “Unfortunately, our Housing Rehabilitation Program box truck has reached the end of its service,” said Housing Rehab Program Manager Scott Shaw. “Our truck will take with it to the great rehab project in the sky,…

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EdGE Kids, Cherryfield Academy, Mini-Golf – A February Break Tradition

CHERRYFIELD, ME — It is a February break camp tradition EdGE kids look forward to every year: mini golfing at Cherryfield Academy! Community members design a different 18-hole course every year. EdGE kids have a blast voting for their top three choices and putting their way to lasting memories. Learn more about all Maine Seacoast…

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Join Us for a Film, Discussion on the Power of Food to Build a Community

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Join us for a screening of the new documentary Six Primrose, which tells the story of how food brought a Canadian community together, while providing insight into how something similar can happen at Maine Seacoast Mission’s Downeast Campus. For years, the neighborhood of Dartmouth North has struggled with high rates of food…

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Live Family Feud at Weald Bethel Community Ctr to Benefit Ark Animal Shelter

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Downeast Campus Facilities Manager Scott Shaw is spreading word of a Live Family Feud Fundraiser this Saturday, Feb. 22, on behalf of The Ark Animal Shelter, Cherryfield, ME, at the Mission’s Weald Bethel Community Center. According to The Ark’s mission statement, “Since 1984, the ARK has been committed to providing compassionate care…

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EdGE Journey’s Briana West Visits DC for 2020 National Mentoring Summit

WASHINGTON, DC — Maine Seacoast Mission EdGE Journey Program Coordinator Briana West visited Washington DC the last week in January. Briana was with fellow Lerner Foundation Program Coordinators and staff attending the 2020 National Mentoring Summit. This professional development opportunity was provided by the Lerner Foundation to honor Program Coordinators for their growth, commitment and…

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